Interviews about Earth Science

Interviews about geology, palaeontology, archaeology, atmospheric science, climate, climate change and meteorology...

06 May 2016

The mid-1800s saw East Anglia's own 'gold' rush but instead of prevcious metals, they were hunting...

06 May 2016

You need phosphorus to live and we're running out. When will we start to see supplies dwindle and is there...

06 May 2016

Phosphorus is needed for crops to grow, so could we breed plants that don't need it? Or use bactieria to unlock...

06 May 2016

In 2050, we'll hit 'peak phosphorus' just when our population is at its highest and demand for food will...

26 April 2016

A look at what we can do to improve the environmental impact of shipping.

25 April 2016

If we're worried about carbon emissions of ships, shouldn't we just be hoisting the sails and returning to a...

11 April 2016

What are the different weapons in the fight against poaching, and can the battle ever be won?

11 April 2016

An overview of the threats faced by the world's endangered species, and why conserving them can be complicated...

15 March 2016

It's time to test the scientists' general science knowledge with a round of fact or fiction.

15 March 2016

How can scientists become great communicators? FameLab can help.

02 February 2016

What does food security mean and why are we worried about it?

02 February 2016

Genes from marine plants might be used for breeding crops suitable for areas where freshwater is in short supply.

02 February 2016

Would you munch a mealworm or graze on a grasshopper? Welcome to the future of food.

02 February 2016

The answer to food security is partly not producing more but wasting less.

19 January 2016

Where do winter, spring, summer and autumn come from?

14 December 2015

Just how badly damaged is the earth beneath our feet? And why is it we're only beginning to do something about it...

14 December 2015

We need to change the way we farm our foods but with a growing population, how will we do it?

08 December 2015

The 21st Conference of the Parties is gathering in Paris to discuss climate change but what can they do to save our...

08 December 2015

How much of climate change is an individual's responsability and what can we do?

08 December 2015

Mythconception: "Red sky at night, shepherds delight, red sky in the morning, shepherds warning"

30 November 2015

When the water rises, what can we do about it? Can we escape or do we need to learn to live with it?

30 November 2015

When your home is flooded what are the risks, and why are developing countries hit harder and more often?

30 November 2015

How do we know which areas will be hit worse in heavy rainfall? Cutting edge computing can give us a glimpse of the...

30 November 2015

How much can we trust forecasters, and how far ahead can they predict the weather with accuracy?